Name: Pandoraea Coenye et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pan.do.rae’a N.L. fem. n. Pandoraea, referring to Pandora’s box in Greek mythology, which was the origin of diseases of mankind, and thus to the surprisingly diverse members of this genus

Gender: feminine

Type species: Pandoraea apista Coenye et al. 2000

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Coenye T, Falsen E, Hoste B, Ohlen M, Goris J, Govan JR, Gillis M, Vandamme P. Description of Pandoraea gen. nov. with Pandoraea apista sp. nov., Pandoraea pulmonicola sp. nov., Pandoraea pnomenusa sp. nov., Pandoraea sputorum sp. nov. and Pandoraea norimbergensis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:887-899.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 28
Total number of child taxa: 28

Parent taxon: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Burkholderiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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